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A bimonthly roundup of the biggest stories in our community, hosted by Alex Rose and Michael Fraiman. This is the Canadian Jewish News. In podcast form.

A bimonthly roundup of the biggest stories in our community, hosted by Alex Rose and Michael Fraiman. This is the Canadian Jewish News. In podcast form.
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A bimonthly roundup of the biggest stories in our community, hosted by Alex Rose and Michael Fraiman. This is the Canadian Jewish News. In podcast form.

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@thecjn

Language:

English


Episodes

#5: You've Lost that Calming Feeling

5/16/2019
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Do Jews really need to worry about Democratic Congresswoman's Rashida Tlaib's "calming feeling" about the Holocaust? Michael and Alex put her words into context, also chatting about the influx of annual hate-crime reports flooding in.

Duration:00:28:47

Episode 4: Dear White People, the Jewish Edition

5/2/2019
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What's it like to be a black Canadian Jew? Hosts Michael and Alex ask Rivka Campbell about the constant struggle of being recognized in Jewish spaces, from synagogues to kosher restaurants. They also chat about the viral story of the owners of a Winnipeg café who allegedly staged an anti-Semitic attack against themselves, and whether Jews really need to worry about a recent cartoon in the New York Times international edition.

Duration:00:32:48

Episode 3: Beresheet Brings Out the Anti-Semites

4/17/2019
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On this week's podcast, hosts Alex and Michael chat about some of the gross anti-Semitic and needlessly anti-Israel comments on Beresheet's crash landing; the hypocrisy of Quebec's secularism bill, banning religious Jews who work in the public sector from wearing kippot or headscarves; and whether Jews need to worry about the no-refund policy on Passover food. Noah Liebtag joins, with a guest appearance by CJN editor-in-chief Yoni Goldstein.

Duration:00:30:11

Episode 2: Do Jews Need to Worry About Sebastian Gorka?

4/1/2019
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In this episode: the Canadian postal union's bizarrely staunch anti-Israel stance; the CJN's 24-year-running advice column; and whether Jews need to worry that a Jewish high school teacher took students to meet Sebastian Gorka. CJN operations manager Ella Burakowski co-hosts.

Duration:00:24:09

Episode 1: What Are Canadian Jews Actually Like?

3/18/2019
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A groundbreaking new survey offers a never-before-seen glimpse into Canadian Jewry; a newspaper-columnist feud in Prince Edward Island turns nasty; and asking if Jews really need to worry about the anti-Semitic float in Aalst, Belgium. CJN Reporter Ron Csillag joins. Hosts: Alex Rose and Michael Fraiman Editor: Michael Fraiman Intro music: "Robot Gedonist" by Vanya Zhuk Outro music: "Hungaria" by Latché Swing

Duration:00:18:18